Marketing Quotes

Below are my favorite social media quotes and social media marketing quotes.  Hope you find them inspiring like I did. Please feel free to comment below this post and add your favorite social media quotes.


“If you’re looking for the next big thing, and you’re looking where everyone else is, you’re looking in the wrong place.”
Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks

“Social networks aren’t about Web sites. They’re about experiences.” -Mike DiLorenzo

“You are what you tweet.” – Alex Tew

“LinkedIn is for people you know. Facebook is for people you used to know. Twitter is for people you want to know.”

– Unknown

“What is the ROI of your mom?” -Gary Vaynerchuck , Founder of Wine Library TV

“Businesses that blog at least 20 times per month generate 5x more traffic and 4x more leads.” -Hubspot

“Those who insert themselves into as many channels as possible look set to capture the most value. They’ll be the richest, the most successful, the most connected, capable and influential among us. We’re all publishers now, and the more we publish, the more valuable connections we’ll make.” -Pete Cashmore, Founder of Mashable

“When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place.” -Mark Zuckerberg, CEO & Founder of Facebook

“If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends.” – Jeff Bezos, CEO at

“In the long history of humankind those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” -Charles Darwin

“You can buy attention (advertising). You can beg for attention from the media (PR). You can bug people one at a time to get attention (sales). Or you can earn attention by creating something interesting and valuable and then publishing it online for free.” –David Meerman Scott, Best-Selling Author & Speaker

“By creating compelling content, you can become a celebrity.” – Paul Gillin

“Ultimately, brands need to have a role in society. The best way to have a role in society is to understand how people are talking about things in real time.” -Jean-Philippe Maheu, Chief Digital Officer, Ogilvy

Twitter is a great place to tell the world what you’re thinking before you’ve had a chance to think about it.” – Chris Pirillo

“We cannot measure, what it is we do not know to value.” -Brian Solis on Social Media ROI

“By not tweeting you’re tweeting. You’re sending a message.” -Anonymous

“People share, read and generally engage more with any type of content when it’s surfaced through friends and people they know and trust.” -Malorie Lucich, Facebook Spokesperson

“Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social.” -Jay Baer

“Engage rather than sell … Work as a co-creator, not a marketer.” – Tom H. C. Anderson

“There’s no cure for sucking.” -Mark Schmulen, Constant Contact

“If content is king, then conversion is queen.” – John Munsell, CEO of Bizzuka

“The beauty of social media is that it will point out your company’s flaws; the key questions is how quickly you address these flaws.” -Erik Qualmann, Socialnomics

“Being yourself is the only way how to stand out in today’s crowded market. So what’s YOUR story?” –Magnetic Silvia, CEO Magnetic Look

“Bring the best of your authentic self to every opportunity.” -Brian Jantsch, Author

“Social media is just a buzzword until you come up with a plan.”  –Unknown

“Companies that blog get 55% more web traffic and 70% more leads than those that don’t.” -Hubspot, Marketing Thought Leader

“There is no reason — no practical reason — for newspapers to survive.” -Jacek Utko, TED Talks speaker

“We’re not in control of the conversation, so we need to monitor it and adjust our strategy accordingly.” -Anonymous

“To effectively leverage the social graph, every company needs to understand that they need to make their information easily transferable.” -Erik Qualman, Socialnomics

“The Internet has been the most fundamental change during my lifetime and for hundreds of years.” – Rupert Murdoch

“Doing well with blogging is not about writing one key post, it is about performing day after day and helping a few people at a time.” -Author of The SEO Book Blog

“We have technology, finally, that for the first time in human history allows people to really maintain rich connections with much larger numbers of people.” -Pierre Omidyar, eBay Founder

“New marketing is about the relationships, not the medium.” – Ben Grossman

“We’re living at a time when attention is the new currency: With hundreds of TV channels, billions of Web sites, podcasts, radio shows, music downloads and social networking, our attention is more fragmented than ever before.” -Pete Cashmore, Founder of Mashable

“All one needs is a computer, a network connection, and a bright spark of initiative and creativity to join the economy.”

Don Tapscott

"When you are making a decision about how best to serve your customers, your own experience is often a better guide than a more sophisticated analysis of the market.   — Richard Branson, Billionaire Entrepreneur

“Please Repeat: Influence is NOT Popularity!” -Brian Solis,

“The goal of social media is to turn customers into a volunteer marketing army.” – Anonymous

“You as a brand have to be completely confident about your position, because you will get criticism. You will have a negative reaction. If you didn’t get a negative reaction, that means you’re standing neutral and you have no point of view. Who wants to participate in that?” -Frank Cooper, CEO PepsiCo

“A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is – it is what consumers tell each other it is.” – Scott Cook

“We’re all social creatures.” -Social Media Monthly Magazine

“I like to say that Twitter is like a bar, Facebook is your living room and LinkedIn is the local chamber of commerce.”

– BSStoltz

“Game changing innovations are few and far between. They are usually simple concepts to describe but when they arrive it takes time to fully realize their importance and impact. Television was a game-changer, mobile phones were a game-changer, and blogging is also one.” -Collis Ta’eed, Founder of Envato

“Social media are tools. Realtime is a mindset.” -David Meerman Scott, author

“Social Media is about the people! Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide for you.” -Matt Goulart

“Don’t worry; skills are cheap, passion is priceless. If you’re passionate about your content and you know it and do it better than anyone else, even with few formal business skills you have the potential to create a million-dollar business.” -Gary Vaynerchuck


“It is only by recognizing all of the benefits delivered by social media marketing that the complete value of these efforts can be understood.” -Forrester Research Company

“Monitor, engage, and be transparent; these have always been the keys to success in the digital space.” –Dallas Lawrence, Levick Strategic Communications

“Stay hungry, stay foolish.” -Steve Jobs

“The most successful marketer becomes part of the lives of their followers.” -Marsha Collier

“All one needs is a computer, a network connection, and a bright spark of initiative and creativity to join the economy.” -Don Tapscott

“Activate your fans, don’t just collect them like baseball cards.” -Jay Baer, Convince & Convert


“89% of US internet users search online before they make a purchase, even when the purchase is made at a local business.” -Hubspot

“Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it.” – Erin Bury

“Privacy is dead, and social media holds the smoking gun.” -Pete Cashmore, Mashable

“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas; what happens on Twitter stay on Google forever!” – Jure Klepic,

“Social marketing eliminates the middlemen, providing brands the unique opportunity to have a direct relationship with their customers.” – Bryan Weiner, CEO at Digital Agency 360i

“There are no magic wands, no hidden tracks, and no secret handshakes that can bring you immediate success, but with time, energy and determination you can get there.” -Darren Rowse, Professional Blogger

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. And the reason they were able to do that was that they’ve had more experiences or they have thought more about their experiences than other people.” -Steve Jobs

“Social media changes the relationship between companies and customers from master and servant, to peer to peer.”- Anonymous

“We shape our tools and our tools shape us.” -Wilson Miner

“The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful.” – Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law at Harvard

“Clarity trumps persuasion.” -MECLabs

“Our head of social media is the customer.” –McDonald’s

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